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FDDI Cancels AIST 2021, Admission on Class 12 Marks

Published on : 23-Jul-2021 Powered by

In view of various instructions and guidelines issued by various state and central governments with regard to COVID-19, FDDI recently reviewed the prevailing situation and decided to cancel its All India Screening Test AIST 2021 (earlier scheduled to be held on 4 July) for admission in its BDesign and BBA courses. It has now decided to grant admission on the basis of Class 12 marks and shall open a window for students who have applied earlier to upload their Class 12 score from 31 July.

Courses offered

(1) 4 Year Bachelor of Design in (a) Footwear Design & Production (b) Leather Goods & Accessories Design (c) Fashion Design

(2) 3 Year Bachelor of Business Administration (Retail & Fashion Merchandise)

FDDI New Admission criteria

Candidates will be assigned ranks (General, Reserved, EWS, and PH) based on their aggregate percent marks scored in all subjects in 12th standard (or equivalent) / 3-year AICTE approved diploma.

If aggregate percent marks of two or more candidates are same, then the older candidate as per date of birth will be ranked higher.

A merit list will be prepared on the basis of above criteria, and candidates will be assigned campus and programme based on their choice, merit, and availability of seats through a counselling session for which the institute will issue guidelines in due course.

Next steps and key dates

All candidates who have already submitted application for AIST 2021 on the admission portal of FDDI need to provide information as mentioned in admission criteria above.

They may provide this information at using their existing username and password.

a) Start date to provide above information : 31 Jul 2021 (5PM onwards)

b) Last date :  10 August 2021

About FDDI : Footwear Design & Development Institute was established in 1986, under the aegis of Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India. It is an Institution of National Importance under FDDI Act 2017. FDDI has Pan India Presence with 12 state-of art campuses spread across the country (Ankleshwar, Noida, Rohtak, Kolkata, Fursatganj, Chennai, Jodhpur, Chhindwara, Patna, Chandigarh, Guna, Hyderabad). It is amongst the four Institutes in the world offering higher education in Footwear and Product Design, Manufacturing and Management.


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